Civil Society

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Civil Society represents the non-governmental elements of a given society. Often it represents the non-business and non-public elements in a particular regional or national area.

How Wikipedia around the World defines Civil Society (add your language)

English: Civil society is composed of the totality of voluntary civic and social organizations and institutions that form the basis of a functioning society as opposed to the force-backed structures of a state (regardless of that state’s political system) and commercial institutions of the market.

Spanish: Civil society refers to all the voluntary organizations and civic and social institutions that form the basis of an active society in opposition to state structures and enterprises.

Chinese (公民社會): In modern politics it is the society composed of free citizens or and social organizations and institutions.

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